Issue 22


Design education, Graphic design, Visual culture, Agenda, Abbott Miller
Graphic designers are convinced of the profession’s importance. Now they have to convince everyone else
Screen, Jessica Helfand
In her first report, Eye’s new media columnist asks why, when it comes to time, we equate ‘real’ with ‘fast’


Rick Poynor
‘A lot of illustration sits very awkwardly alongside the contemporary digital typography scene. It can look naive, almost folksy’
uncredited author
David Pelham’s covers for Penguin’s science fiction titles gave a frowned-upon genre a strong literary presence
Anne Burdick
Designers who collaborate with artists and curators on catalogues must negotiate a complicated web of interests
Play-centre of the avant-garde
Christian Küsters
At the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, design reflects a developing sense of identity and purpose
Julia Thrift
A stylist, a photographer and a typographer celebrate the look and feel of exceptional clothes
Will Novosedlik
Are designers who proclaim the end of print turning their backs on design's critical purpose and cultural role?
Rick Poynor
Zurich designer Cornel Windlin is a fluent graphic stylist and a playful manipulator of communication codes
Steven Heller
In the 1950s and 1960s, American art directors led a creative revolution. Thier secret weapon was the Big Idea
Nico Macdonald
Web editors are the hot property of the moment, but which ones make the best long-term investment?